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  • emRadical Fighting to Put Students Firstem
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    Radical: Fighting to Put Students First

    Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public school system, talked about her book, Radical: Fighting to Put Students First , in which she recounts her career and presents…

  • Mayor Kevin Johnson on the State of Public Education
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    Mayor Kevin Johnson on the State of Public Education

    Mayor Kevin Johnson and Michelle Rhee spoke about the state of public education and improving schools at the local level. They also responded to questions from the audience.

  • emThe Bee Eaterem
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    The Bee Eater

    In his book The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation’s Worst School District, Richard Whitmire recounts the personal and professional life of former Washington, D.C., school chancellor…

  • Education in 2010
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    Education in 2010

    Michelle Rhee spoke about the state of education and preparing students for productive roles in the economy. Among the topics she addressed were graduation and dropout rates, teacher…

  • Michelle Rhee on Public Schools
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    Michelle Rhee on Public Schools

    Michelle Rhee spoke about efforts to improve the District of Columbia’s public schools. Among the issues she addressed were making the schools more appealing to middle class residents,…

  • AfricanAmericans and Education
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    African-Americans and Education

    A panel discussion was held on meeting educational challenges for African Americans in the 21st century, and the significance of President Obama. Panelists talked about what they would tell the President to refresh education…

  • Competition in Education
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    Competition in Education

    Katherine Bradley moderated a session comparing the educational system to a private corporation. A team “pitched” education to Ted Mitchell, as if he were an venture capital investor. Topics included teacher…

  • National Education Reform
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    National Education Reform

    Michelle Rhee, chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, talked about her professional life, her role in hiring teachers, continued training for teachers, the process of…

  • QA with Michelle Rhee
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    Q&A with Michelle Rhee

    Michelle Rhee talked about her teaching experiences, her ideas about successful teaching, and her challenges and plans for the District of Columbia schools. She was confirmed by the City…